Oh, those 80s hits!

If I ever had to rewind to a time in my life, it would have to be the 80’s, Mi. Significant for so many reasons. Our lives changed for ever when we moved from Hyderabad the first time. To me it seemed like the end of the world because we...


Coffee With Mi, Close To My Heart

coffee with mi

Today’s flavor is a nonet, Mi. Yep – a nine-liner. My best coffees have been with you, Mi. Okay, my eyes just glazed over. Sigh! “I believe in love at first sight, because I’ve loved my Mom ever since I opened my eyes” Coffee With Mi Coffee Fragrance gently invades...



I walked into the office and as if on cue, the phone started ringing. Still 15 minutes to go and here was the first call of the day, already. So much for coming in early to enjoy a quiet cup of coffee before starting my day. I answered, listened and...


Senses Working Overtime

So excited Mi! Yesterday we went shopping – nay – scouting for Vidur’s school jacket. (Aside: I can’t believe I still type “virus” first whenI start typing Vidur! I remember how you scolded me when I first told you!) None of the usual suspects had his size. One chap kindly...


This morning

Mi – such a cute sight i saw this morning. was returning from yeshwantpur and took the second bus after letting the first one go – 30 + people squashed like sardines in a can into it. Not that I’ve seen one, but I can visualize it – stuffy stinky....


I Knew It Was My Last Day There

Vidya Sury

I knew it was my last day there, Mi. I dressed formally even though I knew it would be a relaxed day at office. It would be a happy-sad day, reminiscing about good times. As I felt the love and heard the “I’ll miss you’s”, I thought, how lucky I...


If Ignorance Is Bliss, Why Aren’t More People Happy

Remember how Grandma used to keep quoting that, Mi? “Kanna moodina ulagam maranjuduma di?” (Loosely translated – If you close your eyes will the universe cease to exist?) For some, it is easier to stick that head in the sand because ignorance is bliss. And that sand can seem pretty...

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